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GCC Encouraged by Ongoing Harvest Results

Clint Thompson Georgia Cotton Commission

By Clint Thompson The Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC) is encouraged by the early returns from this year’s harvest season. Taylor Sills, GCC executive director, says the crop looks positive considering all the rain accumulated during the production season. “I would say for as much rain as we had, I would say everything’s probably going okay. We’ve had a lot of …

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USDA-NRCS Providing Technical and Financial Assistance

Dan Economy, Technology, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) invites agricultural producers and private landowners to learn more about the various programs they offer. NRCS Chief Terry Cosby says through many of the programs they offer both technical and financial assistance. And NRCS accepts applications for its conservation programs year-round. To learn more, contact your local USDA Service Center, or go to the NRCS website.

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USDA-NRCS Signup Deadline in Alabama is Friday

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind eligible landowners and agricultural producers their first program batching deadline for Fiscal Year 2022 Conservation Easements and Financial Assistance Programs is Friday, November 12, 2021. Applicable programs include the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program – Wetland Reserve Easements (ACEP-WRE), Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG), the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Environmental Quality …

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Florida NRCS to Hold CSP Signup Virtual Workshop

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida has announced they are now accepting applications from agricultural producers and forest landowners for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). And to help you with more information, NRCS will conduct a virtual workshop and overview of CSP next Thursday, November 18th. There will be two opportunities to take part in the virtual workshop, as the …

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Georgia State Conservationist on Accepting Program Applications

Dan Conservation, Environment, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia wants to remind producers and landowners they can seek technical or financial assistance year-round. You may be aware that NRCS held a signup that ended last week. And while applications for funding is completed periodically through batching periods with specific cutoff dates, Georgia State Conservationist Terrance O. Rudolph wants you to know that applications …

GPC to Host Annual Farm Show in January

Clint Thompson Georgia Peanut Commission

By Clint Thompson The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) reminds producers it’s never too early start thinking about next year’s Peanut Farm Show, which is a little more than two months away. The farm show is slated for Jan. 19-20 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. The GPC is excited to host the event again, …

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USDA Invests Millions in Partnerships to Restore Wetlands, Support Historically Underserved Producers

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, Georgia, USDA, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced they will invest $11 million in five Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership (WREP) projects to bring together partners and landowners to voluntarily return critical wetland functions to agricultural landscapes. NRCS is funding two new projects and providing additional funding to three existing ones that prioritize high-impact projects and provide assistance to historically underserved farmers …

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Alabama NRCS Offering Conservation Incentive Contracts

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind producers and landowners the first program batching date for fiscal year 2022 Conservation Easements and Financial Assistance Programs is November 12, 2021. This includes both the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). And Alabama NRCS Assistant State Conservationist for Programs, Steve Musser, says this year they are also offering …

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EQIP, ACEP Signup Deadline is Friday in Georgia

Dan Conservation, Environment, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia wants to remind producers and landowners that sign-up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) ends this Friday, November 5th. Georgia State Conservationist Terrance O. Rudolph encourages those interested to contact their local USDA Service center. To be considered for fiscal year 2022 funding, EQIP and ACEP applications must be submitted by November …